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Re: PATCH: exact match of component with sub-units in schematic did not show


On 5/22/19 4:38 AM, John Beard wrote:
> Hi Wayne,
> On 21/05/2019 18:26, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
>> John,
>> If this is not acceptable, would an option that allows the user to turn
>> this feature on or off be an acceptable solution.  In some use cases, I
>> can see the value of the this patch.
> I'm not saying it's unacceptable, I'm just not sure the attached
> "expanded" behaviour is what you want to see (by default), because you
> get so few results on a page (if the symbols in the results have many
> subunits, it could be only one). It's certainly a judgment call. What
> would you like to see here?

I'm fine with the current behavior but some users may prefer the
expanded subunit behavior.  I just don't want the expanded subunit
behavior to be the only one.  An option would handle this nicely.

>> If John, is OK with a user option, would you be OK with making this
>> behavior user configurable?
> If configuration *is* wanted, something like a checkbox somewhere in
> that dialog for "expand subunits" would probably be a good place, so it
> can be changed quickly as needed. But if it's a checkbox "in the clear"
> in the dialog (as opposed to in a context menu or otherwise hidden),
> it's a space-function trade-off.

Putting the option in the file chooser is probably less than ideal.
This dialog is already pretty crowded.  It seems like the best place for
this option would be in the Eeschema preferences dialog but I'm open to
suggestion on this.

> Cheers,
> John